Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) frequently publishes updates, press releases, and other forms of communication about its work in more than 60 countries around the world. See the list below for the most recent updates or search by location, topic, or year.

April 25, 2010

By Dr. Unni Karunakara, incoming president of MSF's International Council, and Dr. Bernard Pecoul, executive director of the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative

February 23, 2010

Over 1 billion people are infected with one of the 14 diseases defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). These are the most common infections in the 2.7 billion people living on less than $2 a day and affects those often marginalized and forgotten by governments, left to suffer in silence. NTDs are diverse but all cause severe disability or death, and bring a major economic burden on endemic countries.

February 22, 2010

Opportunities to Expand the U.S. Impact


June 23, 2009

Klaudia Porten, Karen Sailor, Eric Comte, Adelaide Njikap, Agnes Sobry, Francois Sihom, Abanda Meva'a, Sarah Eyangoh, Mark Myatt, Fabienne Nackers, Rebecca F. Grais
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 2009;3:e466. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000466)

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February 18, 2009

Laurence Ahoua, Aka N. Guetta, Euloge Ekaza, Samir Bouzid, Raymond N’Guessan, Mireille Dosso
African Journal of Biotechnology 2009;8(4):536-46.

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July 31, 2007

Yaoundé/Geneva, July 31, 2007 – Mortality rates and the medical and nutritional situation among the refugees that have been entering Cameroon for over a year have exceeded emergency thresholds. In response to this situation, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has begun targeted food distribution to meet the vital needs of this vulnerable population. Now more than ever, it is essential for humanitarian actors to mobilize as quickly as possible.

Over one billion people are infected with one or more of the 14  diseases defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as  neglected tropical diseases (NTDs).